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Lexicon :: Strong's G649 - apostellō

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apostellō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
132x in 34 unique form(s)
133x in 37 unique form(s)
507x in 60 unique form(s)
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TDNT Reference: 1:398,67

Strong’s Definitions

ἀποστέλλω apostéllō, ap-os-tel'-lo; from G575 and G4724; set apart, i.e. (by implication) to send out (properly, on a mission) literally or figuratively:—put in, send (away, forth, out), set (at liberty).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 133x

The KJV translates Strong's G649 in the following manner: send (110x), send forth (15x), send away (4x), send out (2x), miscellaneous (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 133x
The KJV translates Strong's G649 in the following manner: send (110x), send forth (15x), send away (4x), send out (2x), miscellaneous (2x).
  1. to order (one) to go to a place appointed

  2. to send away, dismiss

    1. to allow one to depart, that he may be in a state of liberty

    2. to order one to depart, send off

    3. to drive away

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀποστέλλω apostéllō, ap-os-tel'-lo; from G575 and G4724; set apart, i.e. (by implication) to send out (properly, on a mission) literally or figuratively:—put in, send (away, forth, out), set (at liberty).
ἀποστέλλω; future ἀποστελῶ; 1 aorist ἀπέστειλα; perfect ἀπέσταλκα, [3 person plural ἀπέσταλκαν Acts 16:36 L T Tr WH (see γίνομαι at the beginning); passive, present ἀποστέλλομαι]; perfect ἀπέσταλμαι; 2 aorist ἀπεστάλην; [from Sophocles down]; properly, to send off, send away;
1. to order (one) to go to a place appointed;
a. either persons sent with commissions, or things intended for someone. So, very frequently, Jesus teaches that God sent him, as Matthew 10:40; Mark 9:37; Luke 10:16; John 5:36, etc. he, too, is said to have sent his apostles, i. e. to have appointed them: Mark 6:7; Matthew 10:16; Luke 22:35; John 20:21, etc. messengers are sent: Luke 7:3; Luke 9:52; Luke 10:1; servants, Mark 6:27; Mark 12:2; Matthew 21:36; Matthew 22:3; an embassy, Luke 14:32; Luke 19:14; angels, Mark 13:27; Matthew 24:31, etc. Things are said to be sent, which are ordered to be led away or conveyed to anyone, as Matthew 21:3; Mark 11:3; τὸ δρέπανον i. e. reapers, Mark 4:29 [others take ἀποστέλλω here of the "putting forth" of the sickle, i. e. of the act of reaping; cf. Joel 4:13 (Joel 3:18); Revelation 14:15 (under the word πέμπω, b.)]; τὸν λόγον, Acts 10:36; Acts 13:26 (L T Tr WH ἐξαπεστάλη); τὴν ἐπαγγελίαν (equivalent to τὸ ἐπηγγελμένον, i. e. the promised Holy Spirit) ἐφ’ ὑμᾶς, Luke 24:49 [T Tr WH ἐξαποστέλλω]; τὶ διὰ χειρός τινος, after the Hebrew בְּיַד, Acts 11:30.
b. The place of the sending is specified: ἀποστ. εἴς τινα τόπον, Matthew 20:2; Luke 1:26; Acts 7:34; Acts 10:8; Acts 19:22; 2 Timothy 4:12; Revelation 5:6, etc. God sent Jesus εἰς τὸν κόσμον: John 3:17; John 10:36; John 17:18; 1 John 4:9. εἰς [unto, i. e.] among: Matthew 15:24; Luke 11:49; Acts [Acts 22:21 WH marginal reading]; Acts 26:17; [ἐν (by a pregnant or a Latin construction) cf. Winers Grammar, § 50, 4; Buttmann, 329 (283): Matthew 10:16; Luke 10:3; yet see 1 a. above]; ὀπίσω τινός, Luke 19:14; ἔμπροσθέν τινος, John 3:28; and πρὸ προσώπου τινός, after the Hebrew לִפְנֵי־, before (to precede) one: Matthew 11:10; Mark 1:2; Luke 7:27; Luke 10:1. πρός τινα, to one: Matthew 21:34, 37; Mark 12:2; Luke 7:3, 20; John 5:33; Acts 8:14; 2 Corinthians 12:17, etc. Whence, or by or from whom, one is sent: ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ, Luke 1:26 (T Tr WH ἀπό); παρὰ θεοῦ, John 1:6 (Sir. 15:9); ἀπό with the genitive of person, from the house of anyone: Acts 10:17 [T WH Tr marginal reading ὑπό), Acts 10:21 Rec.; ἐκ with the genitive of place: John 1:19.
c. The object of the mission is indicated by an infinitive following: Mark 3:14; Matthew 22:3; Luke 1:19; Luke 4:18 (Isaiah 61:1 [on the perfect cf. Winers Grammar, 272 (255); Buttmann, 197 (171)]); Luke 9:2; John 4:38; 1 Corinthians 1:17; Revelation 22:6. [followed by εἰς for: εἰς διακονίαν, Hebrews 1:14. followed by ἵνα: Mark 12:2, 13; Luke 20:10, 20; John 1:19; John 3:17; John 7:32; 1 John 4:9. [followed by ὅπως: Acts 9:17.] followed by an accusative with infinitive: Acts 5:21. followed by τινά with a predicate accusative: Acts 3:26 (εὐλογοῦντα ὑμᾶς to confer God's blessing on you [cf. Buttmann, 203ff (176ff)]; Acts 7:35 (ἄρχοντα, to be a ruler); 1 John 4:10.
d. ἀποστέλλειν by itself, without an accusative [cf. Winers Grammar, 594 (552); Buttmann, 146 (128)]: as ἀποστέλλειν πρός τινα, John 5:33; with the addition of the participle λέγων, λέγουσα, λέγοντες, to say through a messenger: Matthew 27:19; Mark 3:31 [here φωνοῦντες αὐτόν R G, καλοῦντες αὐτ. L T Tr WH); John 11:3; Acts 13:15; [Acts 21:25 περὶ τῶν πεπιστευκότων ἐθνῶν ἡμεῖς ἀπεστείλαμεν (L Tr text WH text) κρίναντες etc. we sent word, giving judgment, etc.). When one accomplished anything through a messenger, it is expressed thus: ἀποστείλας or πέμψας he did so and so; as, ἀποστείλας ἀνεῖλε, Matthew 2:16; Mark 6:17; Acts 7:14; Revelation 1:1; (so also the Greeks, as Xenophon, Cyril 3, 1, 6 πέμψας ἠρώτα, Plutarch, de liber. educ. c. 14 πέμψας ἀνεῖλε τὸν θεόκριτον; and Sept. 2 Kings 6:13 ἀποστείλας λήψομαι αὐτόν).
2. to send away, i. e. to dismiss;
a. to allow one to depart: τινὰ ἐν ἀφέσει, that he may be in a state of liberty, Luke 4:18 (19), (Isaiah 58:6).
b. to order one to depart, send off: Mark 8:26; τινὰ κενόν, Mark 12:3.
c. to drive away: Mark 5:10.
[Compare: ἐξ-, συναποστέλλω. Synonym: see πέμπω, at the end]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Kings
58:6; 61:1
2:16; 10:16; 10:16; 10:40; 11:10; 15:24; 20:2; 21:3; 21:34; 21:36; 21:37; 22:3; 22:3; 24:31; 27:19
1:2; 3:14; 3:31; 4:29; 5:10; 6:7; 6:17; 6:27; 8:26; 9:37; 11:3; 12:2; 12:2; 12:2; 12:3; 12:13; 13:27
1:19; 1:26; 1:26; 4:18; 4:18-19; 7:3; 7:3; 7:20; 7:27; 9:2; 9:52; 10:1; 10:1; 10:3; 10:16; 11:49; 14:32; 19:14; 19:14; 20:10; 20:20; 22:35; 24:49
1:6; 1:19; 1:19; 3:17; 3:17; 3:28; 4:38; 5:33; 5:33; 5:36; 7:32; 10:36; 11:3; 17:18; 20:21
3:26; 5:21; 7:14; 7:34; 7:35; 8:14; 9:17; 10:8; 10:17; 10:21; 10:36; 11:30; 13:15; 13:26; 16:36; 19:22; 21:25; 22:21; 26:17
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
2 Timothy
1 John
4:9; 4:9; 4:10
1:1; 5:6; 14:15; 22:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G649 matches the Greek ἀποστέλλω (apostellō),
which occurs 132 times in 130 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 2:16–Luk 9:2)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:16 -

Then when Herod saw that he had been tricked by the magi, he became very enraged, and sent G649 and slew all the male children who were in Bethlehem and all its vicinity, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had carefully determined from the magi.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:31 - And the demons began to plead with Him, saying, “If You are going to cast us out, send G649 us into the herd of swine.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:5 -

These twelve Jesus sent G649 out G649 after instructing them, saying, “Do not [fn]go [fn]in the way of the Gentiles, and do not enter any city of the Samaritans;

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:16 -

“Behold, I send G649 you out G649 as sheep in G649 the midst of wolves; so [fn]be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:40 -

“He who receives you receives Me, and he who receives Me receives Him who sent G649 Me.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:10 - “This is the one about whom it [fn]is written,



Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:41 - “The Son of Man will send G649 forth G649 His angels, and they will gather out of His kingdom [fn]all stumbling blocks, and those who commit lawlessness,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:35 - And when the men of that place [fn]recognized Him, they sent G649 word into all that surrounding district and brought to Him all who were sick;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:24 - But He answered and said, “I was G649 not sent G649 except to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:2 - “Now when he had agreed with the laborers for a [fn]denarius for the day, he sent G649 them into his vineyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:1 -

And when they had approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent G649 two disciples,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:3 - “And if anyone says anything to you, you shall say, ‘The Lord has need of them,’ and immediately he will send G649 them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:34 - “Now when the [fn]harvest time approached, he sent G649 his slaves to the vine-growers to receive his fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:36 - “Again he sent G649 another group of slaves larger than the first; and they did the same thing to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:37 - “But afterward he sent G649 his son to them, saying, ‘They will respect my son.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:3 - “And he sent G649 out G649 his slaves to call those who had been called to the wedding feast, and they were unwilling to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:4 - “Again he sent G649 out G649 other slaves saying, ‘Tell those who have been called, “Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and my fattened livestock are all butchered and everything is ready; come to the wedding feast.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:16 - And they *sent G649 their disciples to Him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that You are truthful and teach the way of God in truth, and [fn]defer to no one; for You are not partial to any.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:34 -

“On account of this, behold, I am sending G649 you prophets and wise men and scribes; some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will flog in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:37 -

“Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent G649 to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you did not want it.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:31 - “And He will send G649 forth G649 His angels with A GREAT TRUMPET and THEY WILL GATHER TOGETHER His [fn]elect from the four winds, from one end of the sky to the [fn]other.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:19 -

Now while he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent G649 him a message, saying, “Have nothing to do with that righteous Man; for [fn]last night I suffered greatly in a dream because of Him.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:2 -

As it is written in Isaiah the prophet:



Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:14 - And He appointed twelve [fn](whom He also named apostles) to be with Him and to send G649 them out G649 to preach,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:31 -

Then His mother and His brothers *arrived, and standing outside they sent G649 word to Him, calling Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:29 - “But when the grain [fn]is ripe, he immediately [fn]puts G649 in G649 the sickle, because the harvest has come.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:10 - And he began pleading with Him earnestly not to send G649 them out G649 of the region.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:7 -

And He *summoned the twelve and began to send G649 them out G649 in G649 pairs, and was giving them authority over the unclean spirits;

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:17 -

For Herod himself had sent G649 and had John arrested and bound in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip, because he had married her.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:27 - And immediately the king sent G649 an executioner and commanded him to bring back his head. And he went and beheaded him in the prison,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:26 - And He sent G649 him to his home, saying, “Do not even enter the village.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:37 - “Whoever receives [fn]one child like this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me does not receive Me, but Him who sent G649 Me.”
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And as they *approached Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, He *sent G649 two of His disciples,

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:3 - “And if anyone says to you, ‘Why are you doing this?’ you say, ‘The Lord has need of it’; and immediately he [fn]will send G649 it back here.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:2 - “And at the harvest time he sent G649 a slave to the vine-growers, in order to receive some of the fruit of the vineyard from the vine-growers.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:3 - “And they took him, and beat him and sent G649 him away G649 empty-handed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:4 - “And again he sent G649 them another slave, and they wounded him in the head, and treated him shamefully.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:5 - “And he sent G649 another, and that one they killed; and so with many others, beating some and killing others.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:6 - “He had one more, a beloved son; he sent G649 him last of all to them, saying, ‘They will respect my son.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:13 -

Then they *sent G649 some of the Pharisees and Herodians to Him in order to trap Him in a statement.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:27 - “And then He will send G649 forth G649 the angels, and will gather together His [fn]elect from the four winds, from the farthest end of the earth to the farthest end of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:13 - And He *sent G649 two of His disciples and *said to them, “Go into the city, and a man will meet you carrying a pitcher of water; follow him;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:19 - And the angel answered and said to him, “I am Gabriel, who stands before God, and I was sent G649 to speak to you and to bring you this good news.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:26 -

Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent G649 from God to a city in G649 Galilee called Nazareth,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:18 -






Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:43 - But He said to them, “I must proclaim the good news of the kingdom of God to the other cities also, for I was sent G649 for this purpose.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:3 - Now when he heard about Jesus, he sent G649 some [fn]Jewish elders asking Him to come and [fn]save the life of his slave.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:20 - When the men came to Him, they said, “John the Baptist has sent G649 us to You, saying, ‘Are You the One who is to come, or should we look for someone else?’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:27 - “This is the one about whom it is written,



Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:2 - And He sent G649 them out G649 to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.

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